Boston Marathon Streak: 3

July 2012

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Location:

Thornton,CO,USA

Member Since:

Jan 22, 2009

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

5k- 16:23 (2011)

8k- 27:33 (2008)

10k - 35:32 (2018)

Half Marathon- 1:16:48 (2018)

Marathon - 2:55:10 (2017)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Boston 2017!! Hot but great!

Long-Term Running Goals:

  • Win several marathons aside from other road races.
  • Break 16:00 in a 5k.
  • Go sub 2:35 in the marathon
  • Go 1:15 in the half

 

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 35.00 Year: 2200.29
OLD Asics Cumulus 20 Gray/orange Lifetime Miles: 470.44
Wave Rider 22 Blue/gray Lifetime Miles: 387.24
Adidas Sub-2 Lifetime Miles: 70.77
Cumulus 20 White Lifetime Miles: 429.24
NEW Cumulus 20 Orange/gray Lifetime Miles: 8.70
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
113.4034.5013.501.00162.40
Asics DS Trainers Miles: 28.00Asics 2160 GT Blue Miles: 84.70Asics 2160 Red Miles: 40.20Asics Hyperspeed 2 Flats Miles: 9.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.003.500.500.006.00

July started off hot, 95 with h.i. around 100, hit the greenbelt trail for 6, started a decent clip, then tried to get some threshold in but after .5 i realized the pace wasn't sustainable in this heat. Just too hot for anything faster than GMP. middle 4k was covered in 16:38, 6:39 pace, then hit my .5 tempo at 3:04, nothing super. Overall, 40:43 for the 6 miles, 6:47 avg pace for the day.

Asics DS Trainers Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.002.000.000.008.00

8 tonight after work, pretty hot and humid still, probably near 100 h.i. even at 8:30. pretty even  splits, last 2 miles i picked it up a touch, closing the final 2 miles in 13:41, 6:50.5 avg pace. 56:12, 7:01.5 avg pace for the run. Felt pretty good all things considered, hammy felt pretty smooth tonight. 6xstrides after.

Asics 2160 GT Blue Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

5 mentally tough miles today, h.i. in the high 90s already by 10am, just woke up and ran, plus quick turnaround. fought through it though, and finished the run in 36:59, 7:24 avg pace

Asics 2160 Red Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

no watch, just ran by feel, 6 miles total, felt a little sore. Very hot again tonight

Asics 2160 GT Blue Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.003.000.007.00

7 tonight on the treadmill to stay out of the heat. did a 3 mile tempo at 6:00 pace, ended at 18:02 for the 3 miles, felt pretty decent, although the effort was harder than I thought it should be.

Asics DS Trainers Miles: 7.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.500.000.000.006.50

today was blah

Asics 2160 GT Blue Miles: 6.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

11 on a hot, but not as hot as it has been summer afternoon. Still prompted water stops at every fountain along the trail. 1:19:06, 7:11 avg pace for the run. a few strides afterwards, mainly just tired though.

Asics 2160 Red Miles: 11.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.303.001.000.007.30

A nice effort tonight, started out very easy, i ate a huge burrito from pancheros for lunch, so i figured an easy 7 was in store, but turns out those things power me to glory. splits tonight:

1- 7:05.2

2- 6:51.2

3- 6:58.9

4- 6:59.1

5- 6:53.6, usually slowest mile of the day

6- 6:47.6

7- 5:58.5

total-- 47:34, 6:48 avg pace, did some jogging around for another .3 or so, 19:40 over the last 3 miles, thats 6:33 avg pace, not bad for the end of a burrito day run

really upped the effort a little the last 3  miles, really was surprised to go sub-6 on this low-key effort on the last mile, kind of a nice little bonus and hopefully this means im getting in shape!

Asics 2160 GT Blue Miles: 7.30
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.001.000.000.008.00

8 easy tonight, 56:38, 7:05 avg pace

Asics 2160 Red Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.001.000.000.006.00

6 miles tonight, felt so smooth, it was nice. 42:03, 7:00.5 avg pace. 

Asics 2160 GT Blue Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.001.000.000.004.00

4 easy in the hot afternoon sun, 27:57, 6:59 avg pace. 4 mile night race tomorrow, absolutely stoked.

Asics 2160 GT Blue Miles: 4.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.602.001.001.005.60

4 mile race tonight, pretty cool setup, i didnt run great though, i felt really out of shape. Went 5:28 in the first mile

Asics Hyperspeed 2 Flats Miles: 4.00Asics 2160 GT Blue Miles: 1.60
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.601.000.000.005.60

easy run

Asics 2160 Red Miles: 5.60
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.005.000.000.006.00

very hot tonight, upper 90s with pretty heavy humidity, still pounded it out. 6 miles pretty decent split:

1- 6:56.6

2- 6:44.5

3- 6:49.4 (20:30)

4- 6:55.7

5- 6:55.4

6- 6:33.5(20:25)

total 40:55, 6:49 avg pace, 5 second negative split

decent workout given the heat

Asics 2160 GT Blue Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.004.001.000.006.00

another brutally hot night, but i think my body is adjusting to this heat, which is weird. rolled off another nice final mile run today. splits:

1- 6:57.2

2- 6:45.5

3- 6:51.5 (20:34)

4- 6:54.7

5- 6:53.0

6- 6:10.3 (19:58)

total-- 40:32, 6:45 avg pace, ran a nice little 36 second negative split, just wanted to get out of the heat!

Asics 2160 GT Blue Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.005.002.000.007.00

7 miles of awesomeness tonight. Got out at dusk and it got cooler as the sun receded. Felt great and really laid it down. splits:

1- 6:44.0

2- 6:42.9

3- 6:43.6

4- 6:20.0

5- 6:37.0

6- 6:36.3

7- 6:14.8

total-- 45:58, 6:34 avg pace

Asics DS Trainers Miles: 7.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

birthday 6, watchless

Asics 2160 GT Blue Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

treadmill 8, too hot out there today

Asics 2160 GT Blue Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.500.002.000.005.50

decided to jump on the treadmill after work since it was the hottest day in my lifetime in iowa (107), found my flats in my car, my only running shoes there, found some shorts and i was in business. ran 4x800 pickups on the mile markers at 6:00 pace so 3:00 per 800, max for that treadmill. not super fast but better than nothing

Asics Hyperspeed 2 Flats Miles: 5.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

couldnt find my watch so ran a watchless 7 in an elapsed time of around 49:45 or so. 7:06 pace. 

Asics 2160 GT Blue Miles: 7.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.001.000.000.005.00

a very hot 5 tonight, 103 at the start. 35:42, 7:08 avg pace

Asics 2160 Red Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.004.003.000.008.00

twilight run, picked it up to a decent clip. first 3 miles clocked 20:32, 6:51, next next 3 miles were 18:53, 6:17 avg pace, then hit 2 easier to bring it in for the night, 53:23 for the 8 miles in 6:40 pace.

Asics DS Trainers Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

great weather, i wasted it though because i felt terrible, stomach distress. 51:00 for the 7:17 pace

Asics 2160 GT Blue Miles: 7.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.300.000.000.005.30

Asics 2160 GT Blue Miles: 5.30
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.601.000.000.005.60

Asics 2160 Red Miles: 5.60
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
113.4034.5013.501.00162.40
Asics DS Trainers Miles: 28.00Asics 2160 GT Blue Miles: 84.70Asics 2160 Red Miles: 40.20Asics Hyperspeed 2 Flats Miles: 9.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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